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Bayer, CureVac form alliance on COVID vaccine

Tesla CEO Elon Musk praised CureVac's innovative work on vaccines during a visit to its HQ in September. The firm will now team up with pharma giant Bayer to develop its coronavirus vaccine candidate.

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